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Caffe Palermo

148 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-4722
+1 212-431-4205
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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average17%
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“cannoli” (201 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
148 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-4722
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Waitress was great, recommended the "lobster tail" pastry filled with Bavarian cream. Delicious. Mocha was decadent. Highly recommend!!

Thank Katie A
BabyJohnCannoliKing, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, Katie! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the lobster tail pastry. We hope to see you back for more sometime soon! Take care!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am 68 years old and had never eaten any type of Italian food.......until this place changed all of that. Stopped in with my young son for him to get a great pizza. The nice lady that served us recommended that I try the cannoli....More

Thank bigtrux2008
BabyJohnCannoliKing, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to be your introduction into the wonderful world of Italian fare! We are so happy to hear that you loved the cannoli, and we hope to have you back for some more soon.

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible service and terrible food!!! It is a fake Italian restaurant!!!!!! Never again!!!! I'm disgusting.

Thank Daniele L
BabyJohnCannoliKing, Owner at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry for the inconvenience, next time please do not stop by. Enjoy your life.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Two nights in a row we hiked over from our Chinatown hotel to Caffe Palermo. Baby John the Cannoli King was so friendly and boxed up our late night goodies in a box with wax paper wrapping around those little pastry gems and then tied...More

Thank Paul B
Geoff A, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Paul-Thanks for sharing your awesome review with us! We’re glad you enjoyed your desserts, especially our cannoli. We hope to see you back next time you’re in the city :)

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped on a whim because I read that the have fantastic cannoli. I don't remember ever eating this Italian treat before. Boy have I been missing out. If you are in the area the stop in to give it a try especially if you have...More

Thank Global-Bivouac
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for stopping in to try our Cannoli! We work hard to serve the best Italian desserts around, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very small cafe and kinda cramped if you ask me but then again most of NYC is this way. I could just about order one of every pastry & dessert they had displayed everything looked so good. The cannolis are the best OMG! Their coffee...More

Thank Belen D
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Belen, thank you for stopping in while in Little Italy! We are so happy to hear that you loved the coffee and desserts, and we hope to have you back in the Caffe real soon!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

when you get that popular you do not work customer service anymore the place was packed- tables inside are for table service only- you would not know until the guy over the counter screen at you I was very disappointed by the service and staff...More

Thank LouiseAtlanta1
Geoff A, General Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Louise-We appreciate you sharing your honest words with us in your review. We’re glad you enjoyed our cannoli! We apologize that you felt our customer service was not up to par. We hope that you will give us another chance to earn your business again...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

No kidding! The best cannoli, we had the original and chocolate. In my opinion, I thought it was better than Carlos Bakery in Hoboken. Sorry it's so far away....

Thank Darlingmary
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Mary- Thank you for stopping in while in town! Stop back in for some more cannoli and to say “Hi” to Baby John soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We picked up a single cannoli to take back for a late night snack. It was amazing and we wish we would have gotten more. We will seek this place out on a future visit.

Thank Judy F
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Judy- Thanks for stopping in for some dessert! We are so happy to hear you are craving more, and we look forward to having you back in again real soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had previously visited this restaurant to purchase their cannoli.........good, but not THE best, as the restaurant boasts. This weekend, when we were in Little Italy, we wanted a quick lunch and decided to return here. Not a good choice for lunch! We each ordered...More

Thank LivinglifeinPA
Geoff A, Manager at Caffe Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are sorry to read your feedback as we work hard to provide the best food for our customers. Your business means a lot to us, and we would like to gather a little more information about when you stopped in so we can address...More

Nearby
Little Italy
While Little Italy is one of the city's smallest
neighbourhoods, its streets are packed with visitors
from around the globe, especially on summer weekends
when the streets are closed to traffic. Stroll up
Mulberry Street, the heart of Little Italy, for a
dense mix of Italian restaurants with sidewalk tables,
cafes, and old-school food shops. Don’t be surprised
when the hosts beckon you to pay them a visit. Stop in
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 23:30
Saturday
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10013-4722
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 212-431-4205
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